The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 37 33 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 447 395 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.01% 5.77% 4.31%
As % of the General category 14.73% 15.07% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 288 311 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £23,980 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3035 2621 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.80% 38.26% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 2139 2180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 231 £38,750 -8.82% 46
Cheshire -4 120 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Lancashire -7 42 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside -8 34 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 292 (33.72%) Finance
2 221 (25.52%) E-Commerce
3 181 (20.90%) SQL
4 151 (17.44%) .NET
5 150 (17.32%) HTML
6 127 (14.67%) Marketing
7 123 (14.20%) C#
7 123 (14.20%) JavaScript
8 122 (14.09%) SQL Server
9 116 (13.39%) CSS
10 115 (13.28%) jQuery
11 112 (12.93%) Degree
11 112 (12.93%) Microsoft
12 102 (11.78%) Windows
13 96 (11.09%) Banking
14 89 (10.28%) Oracle
15 88 (10.16%) MS Excel
16 87 (10.05%) Telecoms
17 86 (9.93%) Project Management
18 85 (9.82%) Web Services
19 84 (9.70%) Analytics
20 82 (9.47%) Security Cleared
21 81 (9.35%) Java
22 78 (9.01%) XML
23 77 (8.89%) Linux
24 75 (8.66%) ASP.NET
25 74 (8.55%) PHP
26 73 (8.43%) ITIL
27 70 (8.08%) MVC
27 70 (8.08%) Agile Software Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (5.43%) CMS
2 30 (3.46%) SAS
3 29 (3.35%) Apache
4 19 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.62%) nginx
6 13 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.27%) WordPress
8 10 (1.15%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 10 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (1.04%) IIS
9 9 (1.04%) uWSGI
10 7 (0.81%) Node.js
11 6 (0.69%) concrete5
11 6 (0.69%) Drupal
11 6 (0.69%) Confluence
11 6 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.69%) Commerce Server
11 6 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 88 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.89%) MS Office
3 15 (1.73%) MS Project
4 11 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.27%) FastStats
5 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (3.70%) Magento
2 20 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (1.50%) Hyperion Planning
5 11 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 10 (1.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 10 (1.15%) TIBCO iProcess
6 10 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.92%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.92%) SAP CRM
8 8 (0.92%) HFM
9 7 (0.81%) SAP Retail
9 7 (0.81%) SAP WM
9 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.81%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.69%) Sage 200
10 6 (0.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.12%) Route 53
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.77%) Firewall
2 18 (2.08%) VPN
3 17 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.96%) Wireless
4 16 (1.85%) SSL
5 15 (1.73%) HTTP
6 14 (1.62%) WAN
6 14 (1.62%) LAN
6 14 (1.62%) Network Security
7 11 (1.27%) SMS
8 7 (0.81%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.81%) Junos
8 7 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.69%) DNS
10 4 (0.46%) Broadband
10 4 (0.46%) DHCP
11 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 3 (0.35%) Intranet
11 3 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.66%) MySQL
3 34 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.73%) Essbase
8 14 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (1.04%) Big Data
13 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.69%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 27 (3.12%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.66%) Subversion
3 15 (1.73%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.62%) Maven
4 14 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.50%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.04%) Selenium
6 9 (1.04%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.04%) JUnit
7 8 (0.92%) NUnit
7 8 (0.92%) JIRA
8 7 (0.81%) Ant
9 6 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.69%) Gerrit
9 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.69%) Mockito
10 5 (0.58%) Moq
11 4 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 292 (33.72%) Finance
2 127 (14.67%) Marketing
3 96 (11.09%) Banking
4 87 (10.05%) Telecoms
5 48 (5.54%) Retail Banking
6 39 (4.50%) Advertising
7 28 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.73%) Back Office
10 11 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.04%) Law
12 8 (0.92%) Billing
12 8 (0.92%) Greek Language
12 8 (0.92%) Polish Language
13 6 (0.69%) Russian Language
13 6 (0.69%) Swedish Language
14 3 (0.35%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Legal
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 228 (26.33%) Developer
2 142 (16.40%) Analyst
3 77 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 76 (8.78%) Consultant
5 58 (6.70%) Senior Developer
6 49 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 48 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
8 39 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 32 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 31 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 31 (3.58%) Architect
12 28 (3.23%) Business Analyst
13 27 (3.12%) Systems Analyst
14 25 (2.89%) Oracle Consultant
15 22 (2.54%) E-Commerce Manager
16 20 (2.31%) Strategy Analyst
16 20 (2.31%) SAP Consultant
16 20 (2.31%) Test Analyst
17 19 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (17.44%) .NET
2 150 (17.32%) HTML
3 116 (13.39%) CSS
4 115 (13.28%) jQuery
5 85 (9.82%) Web Services
6 78 (9.01%) XML
7 75 (8.66%) ASP.NET
8 55 (6.35%) WCF
9 53 (6.12%) CSS3
10 38 (4.39%) HTML5
11 37 (4.27%) Middleware
12 36 (4.16%) Ajax
13 34 (3.93%) XSLT
14 31 (3.58%) SOAP
15 30 (3.46%) Spring
16 25 (2.89%) XHTML
17 24 (2.77%) .NET Framework
18 23 (2.66%) J2EE
19 21 (2.42%) WinForms
20 20 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 22 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.42%) Social Media
4 20 (2.31%) EPoS
5 18 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.96%) FMCG
7 12 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.81%) SecurID
12 7 (0.81%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.69%) Copywriting
14 5 (0.58%) Open Source
14 5 (0.58%) Tandem
14 5 (0.58%) New Media
15 4 (0.46%) Cryptography
15 4 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 102 (11.78%) Windows
2 77 (8.89%) Linux
3 41 (4.73%) UNIX
4 26 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.19%) Android
8 17 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (25.52%) E-Commerce
2 86 (9.93%) Project Management
3 84 (9.70%) Analytics
4 73 (8.43%) ITIL
5 70 (8.08%) MVC
5 70 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (7.74%) Web Development
7 65 (7.51%) SEO
8 64 (7.39%) PRINCE2
8 64 (7.39%) OO
9 59 (6.81%) TDD
10 55 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (6.00%) Online Marketing
12 51 (5.89%) CRM
13 49 (5.66%) Pay per click
14 44 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (4.97%) Scrum
16 39 (4.50%) Logistics
17 35 (4.04%) Change Management
18 34 (3.93%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 181 (20.90%) SQL
2 123 (14.20%) C#
2 123 (14.20%) JavaScript
3 81 (9.35%) Java
4 74 (8.55%) PHP
5 39 (4.50%) T-SQL
6 33 (3.81%) C
7 21 (2.42%) C++
8 19 (2.19%) VB
9 16 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.73%) ABAP
11 12 (1.39%) XPath
12 11 (1.27%) Python
13 10 (1.15%) PHP5
14 9 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.92%) PHP4
15 8 (0.92%) VBScript
16 7 (0.81%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.69%) Ruby
17 6 (0.69%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 112 (12.93%) Degree
2 82 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) CISSP
5 11 (1.27%) PMP
5 11 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (1.15%) ISEB
6 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.81%) HND
8 7 (0.81%) CISM
8 7 (0.81%) ISSAP
8 7 (0.81%) ISSMP
9 6 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.58%) MCSE
10 5 (0.58%) MCP
10 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.77%) SLA
2 11 (1.27%) QA
3 10 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.27%) XenApp
2 11 (1.27%) XenDesktop
3 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.81%) Snort
5 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.46%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) SCCM
1 8 (0.92%) SCOM
1 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (0.81%) Nessus
2 7 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (0.69%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.23%) OpenView
5 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 112 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 89 (10.28%) Oracle
3 65 (7.51%) Fujitsu
4 27 (3.12%) SAP
5 25 (2.89%) IBM
5 25 (2.89%) Citrix
6 22 (2.54%) Google
7 18 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 18 (2.08%) Hyperion
8 16 (1.85%) Cisco
8 16 (1.85%) VMware
9 14 (1.62%) Juniper
9 14 (1.62%) Sage
10 12 (1.39%) HP
11 11 (1.27%) JBoss
11 11 (1.27%) Symantec
11 11 (1.27%) AppSense
12 10 (1.15%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.04%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.92%) Blue Coat
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
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